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(From press release) Valley Clean Energy, Yolo County’s public power supplier, reports that even cleaner and greener energy has been delivered to its electricity customers than was projected at last year’s launch. “One of our core goals is to supply Woodland, Davis and unincorporated Yolo County with cost-competitive clean energy,”... Continue reading
Posted 58 minutes ago at The Davisite
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(From press release) Unshaded asphalt will burn you: it reaches over 150 degrees in the summer. So, with forecasts now estimating Davis temperatures will rise to rival today’s deserty Tuscon, shade trees will determine if we will still be able to walk, bike, or even comfortably wait for a bus... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at The Davisite
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Guests sit at long tables under the sycamore trees at Davis' Central Park at the 2018 Village Feast. Photo credit: Hanna Schoenberger (From press release) A few tickets remain for The Village Feast, a culinary event Sept. 28 that celebrates Farm to Table month in the Sacramento region. The event,... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at The Davisite
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(From press release) The Valley Clean Energy board of directors will meet at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, in the Council Chambers at Woodland City Hall, 300 First St. in Woodland. The meeting is open to the public. The board — which includes members of the Woodland and Davis city... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2019 at The Davisite
By Tom Stallard It’s been a long hot summer, but those cool autumn days aren’t too far off… And thanks to Valley Clean Energy, local electricity customers are not paying any more to run their air-conditioners than they would have paid under PG&E. At the same time, they are reaping... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2019 at The Davisite
August 2019 has brought us mass shootings based on race-hatred and important national leaders publicly making bias statements demonizing religious minorities as terrorists or people with divided loyalties implying, they are not fully citizens of this country. Americans are increasingly feeling vulnerable and afraid. This situation is untenable, and the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2019 at The Davisite
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(From press releases) Valley Clean Energy Sponsors Public Workshop on Proposed New Residential Time-of-Use Rates Valley Clean Energy (VCE) will conduct a public workshop this month to share information on proposed changes to PG&E’s residential electricity rates based on time of use. VCE is considering whether or not these rates... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2019 at The Davisite
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Hosted by Desiree Rojas (From press release) Come join us for a BBQ and pool party at the home of Desiree Rojas. We'll have food, drinks, and good times all for $20/person. See you there! -Dillan Sunday, September 15, 2019 at 3 PM – 7 PM 27083 Patwin Rd, Davis,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2019 at The Davisite
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Guests sit at long tables under the sycamore trees at Davis' Central Park at the 2018 Village Feast. Photo by Hanna Schoenberger Annual summer sendoff is Sept. 28 in Davis’ Central Park (From press release) The extensive menu is set. Do you have your ticket? The acclaimed Village Feast returns... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2019 at The Davisite
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(From press release) Valley Clean Energy — the official, locally governed electricity provider for Woodland, Davis and unincorporated Yolo County — would like to reassure its customers that recent reports of utility fraud are not connected to the agency in any way. Valley Clean Energy (VCE) began offering customers clean,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2019 at The Davisite
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(From press release) Valley Clean Energy — the official, locally governed electricity provider for Woodland, Davis and unincorporated Yolo County — would like to reassure its customers that recent reports of utility fraud are not connected to the agency in any way. Valley Clean Energy (VCE) began offering customers clean,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2019 at The Davisite
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(From press release) The Valley Clean Energy (VCE) board of directors took big strides last month to fulfill two major promises to its customers. The board voted unanimously to begin including Net Energy Metered (NEM) solar customers into VCE service starting in January 2020, and additionally voted to launch a... Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2019 at The Davisite
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California black walnut stump after removal. Tree was north of Covell Blvd. and along the west side of the West Davis Active Adult Community development site. By Greg McPherson and Larry Guenther On a global scale, planting billion of trees to combat climate change will be for naught if we... Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2019 at The Davisite
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The public is invited to the next meeting of the Valley Clean Energy Community Advisory Committee. The meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, July 25, in the Woodland City Council Chambers at 300 First St. in Woodland. Advisory committee members will review and discuss PG&E's residential time-of-use proposal, hear... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2019 at The Davisite
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Diners at the 2018 Village Feast sit at long tables under the sycamore trees at Davis’ Central Park. Ashley Muir Bruin/Courtesy photo Prepare to dine al fresco at Central Park on Sept. 28 By Wendy Weitzel The acclaimed Village Feast returns to Davis on Saturday, Sept. 28, with discount tickets... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2019 at The Davisite
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A Vigil to End Human Concentration Camps On Friday July 12th, 2019, Lights for Liberty: A Vigil to End Human Concentration Camps, will bring thousands of people to locations worldwide as well as to concentration camps across the country, into the streets and into their own front yards, to protest... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2019 at The Davisite
By Dov Salkoff I am in a strange stage of my life. I am unemployed with a Ph.D. in neuroscience, living in my mother’s house. Since moving to Davis, I became more involved with political activism, most of all climate change. I am now driven, every day, by the conviction... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2019 at The Davisite
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The Valley Clean Energy board of directors will meet at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, July 11, in the Council Chambers at Woodland City Hall, 300 First St. in Woodland. The meeting is open to the public. The board — which includes members of the Davis and Woodland city councils and the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2019 at The Davisite
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On June 5, Soroptimists Meredith Sweet, left, and Eda Chen present Terecita Lopez with a $2,500 grant to help her finish her training to become a licensed vocational nurse. Three other women received grants as well. Wendy Weitzel/Courtesy photo Soroptimist International of Davis gave a boost to four local moms... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2019 at The Davisite
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New citizen initiative filed in response Frustrated by City Hall's insistence on paid parking expansions despite massive popular resistance, friends of downtown and concerned Davisites have filed a citizen's initiative to go on the March 2020 ballot. The proponents of record are Daniel Urazandi and Robert Milbrodt although many people... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2019 at The Davisite
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This scarlet oak on Antioch is a car magnet because of the cooling shade it produces all summer. By Greg McPherson Nineteen trees were awarded Great Tree status in Tree Davis’s Great Tree Search. Great Trees were designated because of their unusual size, species, form, or history. Awardees ranged from... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2019 at The Davisite
There are significant economic reasons to have a municipal fiber project Published by Matt Williams in the Davis Enterprise, reprinted with permission of the author I respectfully disagree with Dan Carson. As a member of the BATF I would like to share with the public the following list of reasons... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2019 at The Davisite
June Programs at Davis Methodist Focus on Shelter (From Press release) Across California, affordable housing and homelessness is a huge and growing problem. Yet solutions proposed by cities and non-profits are often met with neighborhood opposition. How can we work together as a community to help our neighbors who are... Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2019 at The Davisite
June Programs at Davis Methodist Focus on Shelter (From Press release) Across California, affordable housing and homelessness is a huge and growing problem. Yet solutions proposed by cities and non-profits are often met with neighborhood opposition. How can we work together as a community to help our neighbors who are... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2019 at The Davisite
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By Robert Nickerson Sometimes it seems this town is trying to find its get up and go. If we were taking an auto trip we are getting a lot of constituencies into the car, Ag and Seed, BioTech, New Downtown, Innovation Center, are all getting in and closing the door,... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2019 at The Davisite